• South Sudan’s Tennet tribe receive New Testament in own language for first time

    South Sudan’s Tennet tribe receive New Testament in own language for first time

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    When Arilo Airstrip reopened this month in Eastern Equatoria State after years of civil war and coronavirus travel restrictions, MAF’s first cargo was welcomed with open arms. In partnership with SIL, MAF delivered hundreds of Tennet New Testaments so that people could finally read the Gospel in their own language. MAF’s Jenny Davies reports…

  • MAF’s newest aircraft in global fleet replaces the oldest

    MAF’s newest aircraft in global fleet replaces the oldest

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    ‘Wings of Love’ – a new Cessna Grand Caravan - arrived in Lubango, Angola today, replacing MAF’s oldest serving caravan in its global fleet. The 37-year-old Cessna Caravan ‘Wings of Hope’ – which once flew HALO’s demining team in Angola to work with Prince Harry – is retiring after 17,000 flights…

  • Christians flourish amongst Tanzania’s Maasai, thanks to MAF support

    Christians flourish amongst Tanzania’s Maasai, thanks to MAF support

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    MAF has partnered with Malambo Bible College for over 35 years. Every year, trained evangelists graduate and every month MAF flies them to remote places to spread the Gospel. Only 63 Christians used to live amongst north Tanzania’s Maasai - today there are over 8,000 converts. MAF's Stuart Ayling attends the latest graduation ceremony…

  • ‘I took the road to Foya and it took 20 hours!’ - with MAF it takes an hour

    ‘I took the road to Foya and it took 20 hours!’ - with MAF it takes an hour

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    Nurse Amy Beyer has been working in Liberia since 2014. With less than 7% of the roads paved outside of Monrovia (source: USAID), and a monsoon season which lasts six months of the year, attempting a road trip in the hardiest of 4x4s is not for the faint-hearted. Amy tells MAF pilot, Steven Biggs, why she chooses MAF for her mission…

  • MAF flies South Sudanese king and elders to rare inauguration ceremony

    MAF flies South Sudanese king and elders to rare inauguration ceremony

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    Every 22 years, the Omiaha Kingdom of Lopit in southern South Sudan, comes together to celebrate the handover of power to the next ruling generation. MAF flew in outgoing King Charles Alifa Omoro and around 50 elders from Juba Airport to attend the fourteenth traditional ceremony in Ibonni on 16 January. MAF’s Jenny Davies was there…

  • MAF to reinstate mobile eye clinics across Kenya

    MAF to reinstate mobile eye clinics across Kenya

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    Having a ‘purpose in life’ was always Ryan Cuthel’s dream. Today, the country director for MAF Kenya is living that dream as MAF and partners plan to launch a new service to Marsabit and Garissa in a bid to improve eye health in remotest Kenya. MAF’s Claire Gilderson finds out the latest and asks Ryan why he still loves Kenya after 17 years…

  • MAF rescues women weekly in Arnhem Land as violence worsens during Covid

    MAF rescues women weekly in Arnhem Land as violence worsens during Covid

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    In a new UN report, 45% of women globally have experienced violence or know someone who has, since Covid-19 began. In 2021 – in partnership with Miyalk Domestic and Family Violence Shelter - MAF rescued a woman every week in Arnhem Land, northern Australia. Never before has MAF’s service been more vital for women fleeing violence…

  • MAF workshops change lives in South Sudan, 10 years after independence

    MAF workshops change lives in South Sudan, 10 years after independence

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    In South Sudan’s tenth year of independence, MAF continues to run peace and reconciliation workshops all over the country. This month, Rumbek in central South Sudan hosted MAF following on from Kajo Keji in the south and Malakal in the north. Since 2018, 18 workshops have transformed lives, replacing hate with hope…

  • DRC missionary ambushed by rebels on the road: ‘Now I fly with MAF!’

    DRC missionary ambushed by rebels on the road: ‘Now I fly with MAF!’

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    Fresh rebel fighting in eastern DRC in recent weeks has forced at least 11,000 refugees into neighbouring Uganda in one single day, according to UNHR. But for MAF frequent flyer, Kenneth Rwego, falling foul of DRC’s dangerous militia is nothing new as he shares his terrifying tale with MAF’s Jill Vine…

  • 80-year-old adrenaline addict Patsy Kettle skydives for MAF raising £4K+

    80-year-old adrenaline addict Patsy Kettle skydives for MAF raising £4K+

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    Patsy Kettle – a retired vicar and former teacher from Surrey – decided to celebrate her 80th birthday with an indoor skydive raising thousands for MAF’s 7&5 Campaign. The thrill seeker is no stranger to an adrenaline rush, having already raced a Ferrari and Lamborghini on a previous birthday. Patsy recounts her latest feat and why she’s supporting MAF…

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